A loan of $600 helped to purchase tools and equipment such as spade, wheelbarrow, bush knives, water hose and rake.


Olailagi's story

Olailagi T., 73, is married with six children. She has many years of experience in the taro and banana plantation business. She sells to the village community and general public, two days per week. She has had five previous loans with SPBD. She expects her weekly net cash flow to be 350 Tala (~$110 US). SPBD loans are Olailagi’s only access to capital because she has never been able to qualify for a loan with the traditional banks.



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